The Principal

The Principal of the College Dr. Tawnenga has Joined the college on  25th April, 1978 as a lecturer in the Department of Botany and appointed as Reader in the year 1991. He was appointed as the Principal of the college on 6th April 2009. He has a teaching experience of more than 30 years and a reasearch experience of more than fifteen years.

 BIODATA:                                                                                        

 1.Educational Qualification : Ph.D (Botany) NEHU

2. Area of Specialization : Plant Ecology

3. Publication : Research papers:06, Technical Reports: 05

 4. List of completed projects (as Principal Investigator):

 Title of the project

Year of start

Year of completion

Name of sponsoring Agency

1.Ecological Analysis of different occupational practices in Mizoram

1994

1997

MoEn & F,Govt of India.

2 Integrated farming system development and resource management for shifting cultivators in Mizoram

2006

2010 April

DST, (Science & Society Division)Govt of India

3. Developing livelihood /impt. Models for shifting Cultivation Based on Short Term and long Term products output both natural and planted from Jhum rehabilitation areas under NAP with spl. Focus on poor

2006

March, 2007

Regional Centre, National Afforestation and Eco-Development Board (MoEF)

 

 5. Other important academic Activities:

a) Produced one Ph. D as Jt. Supervisor - awarded by North-eastern Hill Univesity, Shillong in 2000. The candidate (Ms Helen Hmar) worked on “Ecological Analysis of different Agricultural Practices in Mizoram”.

b) Produced one M.Sc as Supervisor - awarded by Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi in 2005. The candidate – C.Lalduhawma worked on “Noise level of Aizawl Town”

c) Attended a training program on Management of Research sponsored by Ministry of Environmemt and Forests, Govt.of India at Hyderabad during July 1 – 5,2002

d) Co-Ordinator in preparing three books on Environmemtal studies in Mizo in collaboration with Center for Environment Education (CEE) North East. 

e) Prepared 5 (five) Technical reports :

i. Evaluation of Jhum rehabilitation Programmes in Mizoram, (1995) - Regional Centre for National Afforestation & Eco-Development Board (RCNAEB)

ii. Working of Tree Growers Cooperative Societies in Mizoram (1997) - Regional Centre for National Afforestation & Eco-Development Board (RCNAEB)

iii. Cultivation of Tung (Aleurites fordii. A. montana) in Mizoram (1999) - Regional Centre for National Afforestation & Eco-Development Board (RCNAEB)

iv. Developing livelihood /impt. Models for shifting Cultivation Based on Short Term and long Term products output both natural and planted from Jhum rehabilitation areas under NAP with spl. Focus on poor (2007) – (RCNAEB)

v. Analyzing shifting agriculture as a component of Village Landscape and Local livelihood : A case study in Ailzawng Village of Mizoram in North East India (2006) - JNU. NIRD & UN University, Japan

f) Co-ordinator of UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Botany,from 10th. –30th, May.2003, Pachhunga University College, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram.

g) Presented a paper, entitled “Status of Shifting Cultivation in Mizoram” in International workshop on Shifting Agriculture, Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood of Marginal Mountain Societies (from 6th.-10th. October, 2005) Jointly organized by Jawaharlal Nehru University, National Institute of Rural Development and United Nations University, Japan

h) Presented a report “Analyzing shifting agriculture as a component of Village Landscape and Local livelihood : A case study in Ailzawng Village of Mizoram in North East India” in International workshop on Shifting Agriculture, Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood of Marginal Mountain Societies (from 3rd.-6th. Sept. 2006) Jointly organized by Jawaharlal Nehru University, National Institute of Rural Development and United Nations University, Japan

Some important Memberships:

  • Academic Council MZU
  • Executive Council, MZU
  • Board of Directors, ICFAI, Mizoram
  • Sports Board, MZU Members
  • Monitoring Cell, Task Force on Education Reforms, Govt. of Mizoram. Member
  • State level Green Mizoram Committee Member
  • State Pollution Control Board., Govt. of Mizoram

Contact:

Office:

Principal

Pachhung University College

College Veng, 796001

Ph: (0389)2322257 (O) Fax: (0389)2312312

 Home: MV-14, Mission Veng, Aizawl – 796 005, Mizoram

e-mail :  tawnenga5@yahoo.com

Phone : (0389)2323323

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